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Photos from Julie Wera: The Yankee Flash.
Photos by Casey Howe.
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Photos by Casey Howe

Hats off and bravo to the playwright, director, cast, and production staff of, 'Julie Wera: The Yankee Flash!' Thank you to everyone who came out to see the show and to Cafe Congo for hosting us. Cheers! ... See MoreSee Less

If you missed out on auditioning for this years radio show, have no fear! We will be holding additional auditions this Sunday October 16th at 2pm at the Masonic Temple on 5th and Main Street in Winona. Use the side door and take the elevator/stairs to the TdM Office on the third floor.

All are welcome!

Show Dates are December 9th-11th. For questions please contact Kara Eggers, eggerskn@gmail.com
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Christmas Radio Show Auditions

Come one, Come all! Theatre du Mississippi will be holding Auditions for this year’s Christmas Radio Show, which is set in 1941. A variety of people are needed, and we would love to have you come and audition.

For this show you will have scripts in hand! NO MEMORIZATION IS NEEDED.

We are in need of vocalists, as well as anyone who has experience with an instrument (violin, bugle, trumpet, harp, you name it we are interested in hearing it). Feel free to bring instruments to auditions. If you are a vocalist, feel free to bring a song, or just show up and we will have something for you to sing.

Auditions are Thursday, October 13th and Friday, October 14th from 5pm-7pm at the Masonic Temple on 5th and Main Street in Winona. Use the side door and take the elevator/stairs to the TdM Office on the third floor.

Show Dates are December 9th-11th. For questions please contact Kara Eggers, eggerskn@gmail.com.


Julie Wera: The Yankee Flash

  Julie Wera: The Yankee Flash ‘A Play in One Act’ By Michael Flanagan Based on the story of Julie Wera, New York Yankee Directed by Judy Myers October 13 and 14 at 7:30pm October 15 at 2pm and 7:30pm New location! Café Congo First Congregational Church (161 W. Broadway St.) Use the Johnson street…Continue Reading

Audition Notice!

Audition notice for Theatre du Mississippi’s new fall play, Floppy Ears. Written by Michael G. Flanagan of Winona and directed by Judy Myers. Needed are three males to portray Julie Wera of the New York Yankees during three stages of his career ranging from age 20 – 70. Auditions are Saturday, August 27, from 11-1pm…Continue Reading

The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell

Photos from The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell.  Written by Lynn Nankivil and directed by Judy Myers. Photos taken by Daniel Munson. Woman in photos – Lisa K. Adams. Man in photos wearing red hat and tan hat –  Andrew J. Hanzelka. Man in photos wearing black coat – Walker Robeson. Walker plays Lafayette Bunnell. Andrew plays various roles…Continue Reading

Bunnell House Performances – Summer 2016

Theatre du Mississippi in partnership with the Winona County Historical Society is excited to announce the return of performances at the historic Bunnell House this upcoming summer! June 18 – July 24 The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell, written by Lynn Nankivil and directed by Judy Myers. Audiences will take a trip down memory lane with Willard’s famous brother, Lafayette. Just…Continue Reading

Bunnell House performances return this summer!

Bunnell House performances return this summer! Saturdays and Sundays starting June 18 through August 14, plus July 4, with three identical hourlong shows per day at noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. “The Adventures of Lafayette Bunnell” runs June 18-July 24. “The Hired Girl Gets Married” runs July 30-Aug.14.Tickets are $12 for WCHS members and…Continue Reading

Original Shorts!

TdM presents it’s annual Original Shorts. Winners of the 2016 New Play Competition for Staged Readings. April 15 and 16, 7:30pm. April 17, 2:00pm.  Masonic Theater – 255 Main Street, Winona. $5 at the door, cash only Brett Hursey’s “Riding Lessons” Christine Kallman’s “Duck” Dan McGeehan’s “Paladora” Kat Meads’ “Daughters of”Continue Reading

Bunnell House Auditions!

The Winona County Historical Society in partnership with Theatre du Mississippi is once again casting roles for their summer productions at Winona’s historical Bunnell House. Veteran playwright, Lynn Nankivil, is writing a second one act play around the life of Lafayette Bunnell that will open June 18. Judy Myers will direct the production which includes…Continue Reading

Production Season

Julie Wera: The Yankee Flash
by Michael G. Flanagan & directed by Judy Myers
Oct. 13 & 14, 2016 | 7:30pm
Oct. 15, 2016 | 2pm & 7:30pm
First Congregational Church, UCC of Winona
(161 W. Broadway St.)

5th Annual Christmas Radio Show
Written & directed by Kara Eggers
Dec. 8 & 9 at 6:30pm
Dec. 10 at 2pm & 6:30pm
Winona Arts Center
(228 E 5th St)

Shell Shock
by Joan Sween
February 2017
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Original Shorts
One Act Play Contest Winners
April 2017
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Historic Masonic Theatre Winona MN

Founded in 1997, Theatre du Mississippi is committed to the development and production of high-quality programs in the performing arts, particularly those that address important contemporary or historical issues. Our aim is to integrate artistic excellence and originality with a sense of community in the Winona area and beyond.

Theatre du Mississippi | P.O. Box 184 | Winona, MN 55987 | admin@theatredumiss.org

As a non-profit organization, we are grateful to the generosity of our sponsors and volunteers for helping us provide community outreach, education, entertainment and, in particular, dedication to original works. We are located in the Historic Masonic Theatre in the heart of Winona, Minnesota, in the bluff country of the upper Mississippi River Valley. We appreciate the following foundations and institutions for supporting our organization through their generous grants:
  • The Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation
  • SEMAC - McKnight Emerging Artist Grant, in cooperation with the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, through funding from the Minnesota State Legislature
'Friends of the Masonic' is a citizens group focused on the preservation and restoration of the Historic Masonic Theatre, its building, and its collection of historic painted scenery. Please join us and share your ideas about how we might assist the City in preserving this historic building and the drops collection. Join us at: www.facebook.com/groups/279822072207056/.